Fans Hobby MB-13 Ace Hitter (Headmaster Junior Goshooter / Siren)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by godotislate, Oct 28, 2019.

  1. cj37a

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    Wait, this guy has LEDs?
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    Also can anyone confirm extra MB-15 replacement parts coming with this? Heard a rumor they were oming with.
    Anyway, this looks great.
     
  2. Optimus Prime23

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    Get me one, too, while you're out.
     
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    And I take an appelflap please and maybe some kibbeling :D 
     
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    I don't think so, it looks like a photoshopped effect?

    Regarding replacement parts for MB-15 are they not coming separately or with the Armada Megatron?
     
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    Mine is showing up today, looking forward to seeing this in person!
     
  6. Yankee0

    Yankee0 I own one jacket.

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    So mine arrived today, and I must say that of the three figures to use this mould, Ace Hitter is by far my favourite.

    The new arms and changes to the legs make transformation much less fiddly than Minerva/Nightbeat; the non-removeable backpack compresses neatly; the tampos are beautiful and the optional stickers are good quality -no HasTak style foil here. I personally deviated from the sticker instructions but that is personal preference.

    The only very minor criticisms I have are the hips being a tad looser than I would like (not floppy though) and a slightly too tight headmaster connection - odd given they improved it from Minerva to Nightbeat.

    Overall, in my humble opinion, this is a very fun, very slick and beautifully presented figure.

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    thanks for the review

    is it possible to not remove the helmet piece from headmaster in vehicle mode?
     
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  8. Yankee0

    Yankee0 I own one jacket.

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    Many thanks old chap...

    And yes, although only if you engage the ab crunch/transformation joint, put his knees to his chest and have him sat quite far forward due to the added height of the antennae causing his head to hit the roof:

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    Alternatively there is hat/gun storage underneath the vehicle:

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    Is it a bit easier to seat the headmaster normally? The Minerva mould gave me trouble.
     
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    Yankee0 I own one jacket.

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    Indeed it is. No collapsible floor to make space, just sits right there in with a fair bit of wiggle room.
     
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    thank you for the detailed response
    I just thinking about some custom modification (like cutting a bit of the hat/helmet for the headmaster butt)

    may I ask you to make few more pics of the hat/helmet piece (I don't know what axectly pic I need - what to ask ))

    and am I right: if to cut a bit/all the antenna on the big helmet the small guy will sit better?

    p.s. I just canceled my in-stock pre-order on the bbts because of the partsforming helmet (it's about me only)
     
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    Yankee0 I own one jacket.

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    My apologies, at work at the moment but will do when I get home...

    And yes, if you were to trim the antenna, it would sit much better - literally that is all that stops the roof from locking into place as the headmasters head hits it.

    That said, even antenna trim wouldn't solve the need to use the ab crunch as it is required to allow access to where the helmet tabs in:

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    As requested, with a couple of the de-hatted head master in case it helps:

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    Welp mine is on its way. Pretty excited!!
     
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    Just picked up my order, so i know what I'll be doing later :) 
     
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    Its no problem at all, I know what its like planning a custom and needing a few extra photos to be sure it will work...

    Hopefully this will help, included one of the ab crunch joint I mentioned:

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    Got mine. He's great, only gripe is the stupid partsforming helmet. I would gladly buy a reengineered head that does away with it.
     
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    Soundwave2 Excitement! My Style!!!

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    What a day. BBTS is about to ship mine out and I just backed a Victory Saber HasLab. Might be time for a Masterforce/Victory binge soon.
     
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